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MONDAY’S PROMOTABLE FEATURES:

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DAILY QUIZ: Sam I am! A Dr. Seuss quiz

ON-AIR TEASE: GET IN TOUCH WITH YOUR CHILDHOOD WITH THIS ONE!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-260554" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI2MDU1NA">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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BIRTHDAY QUIZ: The good cake

ON-AIR TEASE: A TROUBLED CHILD STAR HEADLINES TODAY'S QUIZ.

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-257856" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI1Nzg1Ng">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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HISTORY QUIZ: Volcano explodes

ON-AIR TEASE: WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY? TAKE THE QUIZ!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-257857" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI1Nzg1Nw">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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CELEB SLIDESHOW: Miley Cyrus through the years

ON-AIR TEASE: AS THE FORMER HANNAH MONTANA BEGINS A NEW CHAPTER IN HER PERSONAL LIFE, JOIN US AT ____.COM FOR A LOOK BACK AT MILEY CYRUS' PROFESSIONAL CAREER SO FAR.

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DAILY LIST: 10 best U.S. cities for dating

ON-AIR TEASE: LOOKING FOR LOVE IN ALL THE WRONG PLACES? CHECK OUT ___.COM TO SEE THE 10 BEST U.S. CITIES FOR DATING.

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ON THIS DAY: August 26

ON-AIR TEASE: MOTHER TERESA IS BORN, MAJOR-LEAGUE BASEBALL MAKES ITS TELEVISION DEBUT, THE BEATLES RELEASE "HEY JUDE," AND AVIATION HERO CHARLES LINDBERGH DIES, ALL ON THIS DAY.

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LOOK AHEAD AUG. 24-26:

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Monday: National Dog Day (Aug 26)

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Monday: US Open tennis tournament begins (Aug 26)

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Monday: National Dog Day @NationalDogDay #NationalDogDay (26 Aug)

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Monday: 25th anniversary of 'Natural Born Killers' (26 Aug)

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Monday: Women's Equality Day (26 Aug)

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Sunday: GoTopless Day, aimed at making female toplessness 'a non-event' (25 Aug)

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Sunday: 25th anniversary of 'My So-Called Life' (25 Aug)

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Sunday: Burning Man festival begins @burningman (25 Aug)

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Sunday: BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Awards @BLACKGIRLSROCK #BLACKGIRLSROCKAwards (25 Aug)

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Sunday: National Banana Split Day (Aug 25)

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Saturday: Switzerland Body Painting Day @connectionarts (24 Aug)

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Saturday: 20th anniversary of Christina Aguilera’s self-titled debut album @xtina (24 Aug)

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Saturday: @G7 Summit begins in France (24 Aug)

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Saturday: #NationalWaffleDay (24 Aug)

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Saturday: College football returns (Aug 24)

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Aug. 23, 2019

NOTE: If you make copies of content, please remember that you will not get the updated version(s) if that content updates.

Also, please note the difference between odd news and talkers:

Odd news includes stories that may be weird, strange or bizarre. (e.g. Man named Bacon arrested in sausage dispute.)
Talkers include stories that may be trending or causing buzz, but may not be strange. Talkers also may contain sensitive topics that may be inappropriate under odd news. (e.g. Dad punishes son by making him carry rock for miles.)

TODAY'S TALKERS

Study: Dogs help owners maintain heart health
Jumbo cat goes viral after animal shelter says he needs new home
Majority of fires in Amazon caused by clearing land for cattle
Conor McGregor admits role in Dublin pub altercation
Will, Kate take budget flight after Harry, Meghan called out
CEO says FBI asked him to pursue relationship with Maria Butina
Madonna, Leo DiCaprio among celebs speaking out about Amazon fires
Taylor Swift's new album features surprise cameos
Americans lost $143M in e-dating scams
Sen. Tom Cotton says he floated the idea of buying Greenland to Trump
Scientists try to crack mysterious case of medieval skeleton
Feds indict 80 people in massive web of scams tied to Nigerians
Watchdog: GSA official had sex on roof of agency's HQ
Attorneys general, telecoms announce plan to tackle illegal robocalls
Mark Sanford calls Iowa 'Buckeye state' ahead of visit
Miley Cyrus denies cheating on Liam Hemsworth in series of tweets
$1M in cocaine found in boxes of bananas in 3 stores
Apple warns its credit card can get scuffed up easily
Bethenny Frankel leaving 'Real Housewives of New York'
Meghan's friend calls out 'racist bullies' who abuse duchess

TODAY'S VIDEOS

Navarro calls new China tariffs 'well-anticipated'
Hong Kong protesters form human chain
Kilos of cocaine found in banana boxes
Tesla ‘sentry mode' captures thief redhanded
Parkland father of shooting victim has message for Trump

TODAY'S MEDIA GALLERIES

On this day: August 23
15 emerging U.S. downtowns
Celebrities who have battled cancer

7:30 a.m., News and Content: Aug. 23, 2019

Check out the NXD News and Content page to find the current National News Top Story, National News Headlines, Daily Promotable Features and vertical content, as well as media galleries and quizzes.

The preview URLs provided in this content note do not point to your local site, but to our NXD preview servers. Please do NOT post these links on your site or on social media. Locate the promotable in your system using the title provided and then search out the URL for your site.

NOTE: We recommend you populate our content dynamically. If you choose to copy content into your local folder, you will not get the updated version(s) if that content updates.

 

FRIDAY'S PROMOTABLE FEATURES:

DAILY QUIZ: Word Geek gets to the roots

ON-AIR TEASE: GET YOUR LATIN READY!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-256691" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI1NjY5MQ">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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BIRTHDAY QUIZ: Three cheers!

ON-AIR TEASE: A SITCOM VETERAN CELEBRATES TODAY.

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-257862" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI1Nzg2Mg">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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HISTORY QUIZ: Graduation day!

ON-AIR TEASE: WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY? TAKE THE QUIZ!

HTML code for quiz:

<iframe id="quizWidget-257863" width="100%" height="700px" frameborder="0" border="none" src="https://www.qzzr.com/widget/quiz/fi9xdWl6emVzLzI1Nzg2Mw">

<script src="//dcc4iyjchzom0.cloudfront.net/widget/loader.js" async></script>

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CELEB SLIDESHOW: Celebrities who have battled cancer

ON-AIR TEASE: "JEOPARDY!" HOST ALEX TREBEK, SAYS HIS PROGRESS AGAINST STAGE 4 PANCREATIC CANCER 'MIND-BOGGLING,' AND HIS DOCTORS ARE OPTIMISTIC ABOUT HIS CHANCES OF RECOVERY. TREBEK IS ONE OF MANY CELEBRITIES TO FIGHT CANCER, AS YOU'LL SEE AT ____.COM.

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DAILY LIST: 15 emerging U.S. downtowns

ON-AIR TEASE: AMERICA'S MAJOR METRO AREA DOWNTOWNS HAVE EXPERIENCED DOUBLE-DIGIT POPULATION GROWTH IN THE DECADE ENDING 2010, MORE THAN DOUBLE THE RATE OF GROWTH FOR THEIR OVERALL CITIES, ACCORDING TO THE U.S. CENSUS. ON ___.COM, TAKE A LOOK AT THE EMERGING DOWNTOWNS IN SOME BIG U.S. CITIES.

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ON THIS DAY: August 23

ON-AIR TEASE: KING GEORGE GETS FED UP WITH THE REBELLING COLONIES, A SILENT FILM LEGEND PASSES AWAY, THE EARTH IS READY FOR ITS CLOSEUP, AND AN EARTHQUAKE JOLTS D.C., ALL ON THIS DAY.

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LIVESTREAMS:

LIVE: DNC Summer Meeting

1:25 p.m. ET: Thirteen Democratic candidates take the stage at the DNC summer meeting in San Francisco.

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LIVE: Buttigieg in New Hampshire

Pete Buttigieg spends the day in New Hampshire. 

Schedule: 

1:30 p.m. ET: Speaking at American Legion event in Manchester
3:15 p.m. ET: Hosting town hall in Merrimack
6 p.m. ET: Hosting town hall in Nashua

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LIVE: Biden in New Hampshire

Joe Biden spends the day campaigning in New Hampshire. 

Schedule:

3:30 p.m. ET: Discussing healthcare at a town hall at Dartmouth College in Hanover
6:30 p.m. ET: Attending a community event in Croyden

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LIVE: Sanders San Francisco Town Hall

6:15 p.m. ET: Bernie Sanders hosts a town hall in San Francisco.

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TODAY'S TOP STORIES:

China to impose $75B in new tariffs on US goods
David Koch, billionaire businessman and influential GOP donor, dies
Romance scam targeted women worldwide, feds say
27 hurt on Sacramento, Calif. light rail
Senior DHS official exits amid department leadership changes
Hong Kong subway to close if violence looms
Putin orders 'symmetrical response' to US missile test

TODAY'S TALKERS:

Taylor Swift's new album features surprise cameos
Conor McGregor admits role in Dublin pub altercation
Golf authorities to discourage slow play
Hasbro buys Peppa Pig owner for $4 billion

TODAY'S VIDEOS:

Kilos of cocaine found in banana boxes 
Tesla ‘sentry mode’ captures thief redhanded 

Friday, September 14, 2018

TOP NEWS STORIES
Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina
How to help those impacted by Hurricane Florence
How Hurricane Florence impacting sports
Your Hurricane Florence questions answered 
Hurricane Florence: Mapping thousands of animal waste lagoons
1 dead, several injured after gas explosions in Massachusetts
Philippines evacuates thousands ahead of Super Typhoon Mangkhut
Paul Manafort and special counsel close to deal for guilty plea
FDA finds another impurity in recalled heart drug
Milwaukee officer fired for 'racist' social media posts
Secret Service to buy Harley despite Trump's support of boycotts
More immigrant children than ever are in US custody 

SPORTS POSSIBILITIES 
How Hurricane Florence impacting sports
Leafs scrap Lamoriello's facial hair policy
Seahawks sign Mychal Kendricks, who pleaded guilty to insider trading

SLIDESHOW POSSIBILITIES 
Update: 2018 hurricane season 
Hurricane Florence slams Carolina coast
Update: Most costliest hurricanes
Update: Biggest lottery jackpot 

CLICKER POSSIBILITIES 
'Fugitive' goat no longer on the 'lam'
Package full of marijuana delivered to radio station building
$1 graduation gift turns into lifetime lottery prize 
Wisconsin firefighters finish mowing man's lawn after fall
24-foot bong in Las Vegas 
Paddle ball world record attempt planned in Cleveland

Aug. 23, 2019
 

LIVE: DNC Summer Meeting -- OVER

1:25 p.m. ET: Thirteen Democratic candidates take the stage at the DNC summer meeting in San Francisco.

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LIVE: Buttigieg in New Hampshire -- OVER

Pete Buttigieg spends the day in New Hampshire. 

Schedule: 

1:30 p.m. ET: Speaking at American Legion event in Manchester -- OVER
3:15 p.m. ET: Hosting town hall in Merrimack
6 p.m. ET: Hosting town hall in Nashua

HD-1

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LIVE: Steve King at 'No Exceptions on Abortions' Press Conference -- OVER

3 p.m. ET: Rep. Steve King will hold a press conference regarding the importance of maintaining a “no exceptions” position on abortion in federal and state legislation in Des Moines, Iowa.

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LIVE: Biden in New Hampshire -- OVER

Joe Biden spends the day campaigning in New Hampshire. 

Schedule:

3:30 p.m. ET: Discussing healthcare at a town hall at Dartmouth College in Hanover
6:30 p.m. ET: Attending a community event in Croyden

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LIVE: Sanders San Francisco Town Hall -- OVER

6:15 p.m. ET: Bernie Sanders hosts a town hall in San Francisco.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Winter Olympics 2018 

The Olympics are officially underway in PyeongChang and will run through the closing ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 25.

Reminder that all Olympic content will be published not only with the Olympics publishing category, but also with the keyword #olympics2018 attached.

Event schedule (all times CT):

Friday, Feb. 23:

Cross-country skiing, men's 50km mass start classic (11 p.m.-2:05 a.m.)
USA not expected to medal

Snowboard, women/men's parallel giant slalom finals (11:30-11:45 p.m.)
U.S. did not have any entrants in women's event and the only two competitors in men's event did not qualify for the final.


Saturday, Feb. 24:

Curling, men's gold medal (12:35-3:55 a.m.)
USA vs. Sweden

Speed skating, women/men's mass start (5-7:40 a.m.)
Heather Bergsma (USA) won bronze at 2017 worlds and Joey Mantia is current world champion for the men. Mia Manganello and Brian Hansen also competing for U.S.

Curling, women's bronze medal (5:05-8 a.m.)
Great Britain vs. Japan

Men's hockey bronze medal game (6:10-9 a.m.)
Czech Republic vs. Canada

Curling, women's gold medal match (6:05-9:25 p.m.)
Sweden vs. South Korea

Bobsleigh, 4-man heat 3 & 4 (6:30-9:30 p.m.)
U.S. teams are in ninth, 20th and 21st position after first two heats, so most likely out of medal contention.

Figure skating gala exhibition (6:30-9 p.m.)

Men's hockey gold medal game (10:10 p.m.-1 a.m.)
OAR vs. Germany

Sunday, Feb. 25:

Cross-country skiing, women's 30km mass start classic (12:15-2:20 a.m.)
USA not expected to medal, more likely Norway sweep

Closing ceremony (5-7 a.m.)

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